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Hapygrl


Hapygrl
 
Home Town: Upstate, New York, USA
Living In: Upstate, New York, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Italian
Hobbies: Gardening, Walking, Music, Wine Tasting
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Fishing at the lake
Cayuga Lake
About this Cook
I've been cooking since I was a little girl. My mother worked full time, so I would try to have dinner ready.
My favorite things to cook
Pies, anything WOW...grilling is becoming a favorite method
My favorite family cooking traditions
The family dinners on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
My cooking triumphs
My lasagna
My cooking tragedies
My lasagna
Recipe Reviews 122 reviews
Oh-So-Good Chicken
Ok, ok, I changed it but I read the reviews and I combined what all the reviewers said. I added 2 Tbsp minced garlic and 1/2 chopped onion to the oil and sauteed with the chicken breast. Then I added the rest of the ingredients (but used 4 C cooked rice because I can't seem to make less than that)including the mushrooms and sour cream, along with 1/2 tsp dried cilantro, and 1 tsp cumin powder, a can of Progresso black bean soup (which I thought was a can of black beans until I pulled the top off) and a can of drained corn. I spooned it into a casserole and topped with the shredded cheese and baked until warmed through 15-20 minutes. I have to say it was really good! I have no idea what the first version tastes like so don't listen to me when you try this. I thought I would give you a little insight on what I did. Maybe you try it plain or with the additions, either way I'm sure it would be good. Let me know what you did!

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Reviewed On: Nov. 11, 2014
Slow Cooker Zucchini Soup
I add anything I have from the garden to this and it only enhances. I add 1/4 C red wine and beef base for richer flavor.

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Reviewed On: Sep. 7, 2014
Slow Cooker Beef Vegetable Soup
You can follow the original recipe and get a soup that is O.K. and easy. I would 1/2 the amount of tomatoes as they tend to take over the taste. This is how I make my crock pot soup but I have to add chopped onion, celery and minced garlic along with a heaping tbsp of beef base, in place of the onion soup mix. If you have the time use fresh cut vegetables for supreme flavor and nutrition; Also 1/4C red wine which gives it some zing. I would also throw in 2C of large shell macaroni a half hour before serving.

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Reviewed On: Sep. 6, 2014
 
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